Finatem Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Profile

In the last 3 years, Finatem has acquired 5 companies.

Finatem’s most common sectors for investment are manufacturing (25%) and automotive (15%). The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (75%) and secondary buyout (10%). In total, Finatem has invested in 3 different countries. Its largest (disclosed) acquisition occurred in 2005 when it acquired Derby Cycle AG for $35M.

In the last 3 years, Finatem has exited 2 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (34%).

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity29
    • M&A Buy Activity20
    • M&A Sell Activity9
  • Total Sectors Invested 13
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 3
  • M&A Advisors 3

Finatem

Feldbergstraße 35,
Frankfurt am Main, 60323
Germany
+49 (69) 509564-0
www.finatem.de
info@finatem.de

Finatem Beteiligungsgesellschaft GmbH is a private equity firm focuses on acquiring small and mid-sized businesses in German-speaking countries, primarily in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. The Firm targets growth potential companies with positive cash flows and strong market positions led by an experienced management team. It looks to invests €10 to €25 million in companies with revenues of between €25 to €125 million. Specific areas of interest include business services, consumer products, industrial engineering, and manufacturing. The Firm will consider a variety of transactions includes succession planning; MBOs, MBIs, OBOs, spin-off, growth capital, add-on buy and buy- build transactions. Finatem Beteiligungsgesellschaft GmbH was formed in 2000 and is based in Frankfurt.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Consumer Products, Distribution, Food, Infrastructure, Machinery, Manufacturing, Metals/Mining

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Secondary Buyout

Geographic Preferences: Western Europe

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 125
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size 10 25
Enterprise Value - -
values in millions of EUR

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '15 '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 13 2 - 4 1 - 20
vol $35M $35M
Sell (0.6/yr) # 6 1 1 1 - - 9
  29

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
MPF Hermesmeyer Vertriebs GmbH 2019-11-01 - Secondary Buyout
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany · www.mpf-gmbh.de
Schollenberger Kampfmittelbergung GmbH 2018-11-09 - Add-on Acquisition
Celle, Germany · www.schollenberger.de
Gesellschaft für Straßenunterhaltung mbH (GfS) 2018-08-06 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Ulm, Germany · www.gfs-ulm.de
Gothaer Fahrzeugtechnik GmbH 2018-05-07 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Gotha, Germany · www.gftgotha.de
Mungo Befestigungstechnik AG 2018-04-26 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Olten, Switzerland · www.mungo.swiss
HKM Sports Equipment GmbH 2018-04-05 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Neuenhaus, Germany · www.hkmsport.de
Bärbel Drexel GmbH 2017-05-31 - Secondary Buyout
Baar, Germany · www.baerbel-drexel.com
Schollenberger Kampfmittelbergung GmbH 2016-12-18 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Celle, Germany · www.schollenberger.de
datawerks GmbH 2016-09-22 - Stake Purchase
Seligenstadt, Germany · www.datawerks.com
WST Präzisionstechnik GmbH 2016-04-15 - Secondary Buyout
Löffingen, Germany · www.wst-willmann.de
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
MPF Hermesmeyer Vertriebs GmbH 2019-11-01 Eduard Schmitz & Sohn GmbH 2019-11-01 2
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany · www.mpf-gmbh.de Nettetal - Lobberich, Germany · www.eduard-schmitz.com
MPF Hermesmeyer Vertriebs GmbH 2019-11-01 Hogrimex Food-Handels GmbH 2019-11-01 1
Muelheim an der Ruhr, Germany · www.mpf-gmbh.de dungeons, Germany · www.hogrimex.de
Gesellschaft für Straßenunterhaltung mbH (GfS) 2018-08-06 C&P Schutzplanken 2019-06-28 1
Ulm, Germany · www.gfs-ulm.de , Germany
lichtbasis GmbH 2014-08-12 Leuchtwerk light>production GmbH 2016-01-06 1
Estenfeld, Germany · www.lichtbasis.com Hamburg, Germany · www.leuchtwerk-lp.de
hGears Holding GmbH 2011-04-08 mG miniGears SpA 2015-02-05 1
Schramberg, Germany · www.hgears.com Padua, Italy · www.minigears.com

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Manufacturing 3 (38%) - 5 (25%) -
Automotive - - 3 (15%) -
Distribution 1 (13%) - 2 (10%) 35M (100%)
Construction - - 1 (5%) -
Consumer Products 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Electrical Equipment - - 1 (5%) -
Food 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Furniture - - 1 (5%) -
Infrastructure 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Internet Software and Services - - 1 (5%) -
Machinery - - 1 (5%) -
Metals/Mining 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Safety/Security - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 20 $35M

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
Germany 7 (88%) - 18 (90%) 35M (100%)
Switzerland 1 (13%) - 1 (5%) -
Austria - - 1 (5%) -
Domestic 7 (88%) - 18 (90%) 35M (100%)
Cross-border 1 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
Total 8 - 20 $35M

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 7 (88%) - 15 (75%) 35M (100%)
Secondary Buyout 1 (13%) - 2 (10%) -
Stake Purchase - - 2 (10%) -
Growth Capital - - 1 (5%) -
Total 8 - 20 $35M

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 3 (33%) -
Trade Sale 3 (33%) -
IPO 1 (11%) -
Sold to Management 1 (11%) -
Unknown 1 (11%) -
Total 9 -

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Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $35M
TOTAL $35M
Largest Derby Cycle AG
$35M (2005-10-03)

M&A Connections

Deals %
Acquired from
PE Firm(s)
100%
2 100%
Exited to
PE Firm(s)
75%
3 75%
Strategic(s)
25%
1 25%

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